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California Appellate Court Issues Slightly Modified Opinion in Cosentino v. Fuller

Here: Amended Opinion Motion for rehearing here. Panel materials here.

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California Tribes Seek Rehearing Or Depublication Of Official Immunity Ruling

Here are the materials: Petition for Rehearing Cosentino – Application and Amicus Brief Here’s a snippet from the petition: The Opinion effectively holds that the Tribe’s Gaming Commission lacks authority to revoke a gaming license unless it cites to reasons … Continue reading

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Government Moves to Dismiss Kansas Challenge to NIGC Indian Lands Opinion re: Quapaw

Here are the materials so far in State of Kansas v. National Indian Gaming Commission (D. Kan.): 43 US Motion to Dismiss Complaint here.

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California Appeals Court Holds Pechanga Casino Officials May Be Sued in Employment Action

Here is the opinion in Cosentino v. Fuller: Opinion An excerpt: For sovereign immunity to apply, the claims against tribal officials must be based on actions the officials took in their  official capacity and within the scope of their official … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rejects Gaming Bid of MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians

Here are the materials in State of Alabama v. 50 Serialized JLM Games (S.D. Ala.): 8 Alabama Motion to Remand 10 MOWA Motion to Dismiss 23 Alabama Response to Motion to Dismiss 31 MOWA Amended Notice of Removal to Federal Court … Continue reading

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North Fork Rancheria Sues California Alleging Violation of IGRA Good Faith Negotiation Obligation

Here is the complaint in North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians of California v. State of California (E.D. Cal.): 1 Complaint An excerpt: The Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (“IGRA”) requires states, upon request by an Indian tribe, to “negotiate with … Continue reading

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Sault Tribe Motion to Dismiss Michigan Gaming Suit

Here are the new materials in the case captioned State of Michigan v. Payment (W.D. Mich.): 2015-03-20 Brief in Support of Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Amended Complaint 2015-03-20 Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Amended Complaint 71 Michigan Response to Motion to … Continue reading

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Kansas Sues NIGC over Quapaw Indian Lands Opinion

Here is the complaint in State of Kansas v. National Indian Gaming Commission (D. Kan.): 1 Complaint An excerpt: In this action, the Plaintiffs challenge and seek relief from the November 21, 2014 determination of National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) … Continue reading

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State of Michigan Sues Sault Tribe Officials–Amended Complaint with Exhibits

Amended Complaint 2Exhibit A (Letter from DOI) Exhibit B (letter from Gov. Snyder to Chairman Eitrem) Exhibit C (Sault Tribe Submission for Mandatory Fee-to-Trust Acquisition) Exhibit D (Same, for the Sibley Parcel) Exhibit E (Sault Tribe approval of development agreement … Continue reading

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Forest County Potawatomi Complaint re: Denial of Class III Gaming Compact — And Commentary

The Forest County Potawatomi Community has filed a complaint against the Department of the Interior over the disapproval of its gaming compact – the latest development in the Menominee Tribe’s efforts to develop a class III gaming facility in Kenosha, Wisconsin. … Continue reading

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